What is a syllable shape?

 
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Definition
 

A syllable shape is an abstract combination of consonants and vowels (V, CV, VC, CCV, or CVC).

Examples
 

Here are some examples of syllable shapes:

 

Syllable shape

Examples

CV

VC

CCV

CVC

to, bi, so

at, up, in

try, clo, the

pat, sol, men


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